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Contains:  NGC 5195, Whirlpool galaxy, M 51, NGC 5194
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M51 Whirlpool galaxy, 





    
        

            marsbymars
M51 Whirlpool galaxy

M51 Whirlpool galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 2556x1806

Dates:Feb. 3, 2019

Frames: 152x600"

Integration: 25.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.31 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.69%

Astrometry.net job: 2639950

RA center: 202.468 degrees

DEC center: 47.198 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.788 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.791 degrees

Field radius: 0.342 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

Whirlpool Galaxy M51 - larger neighbor devouring it's smaller sibling - in a similar manner our galaxy will absorb Andromeda in few billion years.
I was struggling with color calibration and in this remake of my February image I hopefully managed to get it a bit better.

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M51 Whirlpool galaxy, 





    
        

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